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    Fixed Partitioning Scheme: pointer to partition in the table

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    Consider a fixed partitioning scheme with equal-size partitions of 2^16 bytes and a total main memory size of 2^24 bytes. A process table is maintained that includes a pointer to a partition for each resident process. How many bits are required for the pointer?

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